Safety Planning Toolkit
The Washington State Legislature considers it to be a matter of public safety for public schools and staff to have current safe school plans and procedures in place, fully consistent with federal law.
Prepared by the Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools, this guide is the result of collaborative efforts among the USDOE, FEMA, Homeland Security, and several other federal agencies.
Download the guide.
Emergency Management Virtual Toolkit for Education Agencies Serving K-12 Schools
Introduction to the web tool for education agencies to use and disseminate to help with information, guidance, trainings, and tools on school emergency management in K-12 schools:
- REMS Emergency Management Virtual Toolkit - Tools and resources to support school or school district efforts to build capacity in emergency management and preparedness
REMS TA Center EOP Interactive Tools
You will find interactive tools to support individuals and planning teams at schools, and school districts in assessing their knowledge of concepts fundamental to emergency management, and in creating and evaluating emergency operations plans (EOPs).
A Mobile Application for K-12 Schools and School Districts to walk around buildings and grounds and examine safety, security, accessibility, and emergency preparedness.
One of the interactive tools is EOP Assist, a web-accessible software application for state agencies, school districts, and schools to host on their own servers. It guides planning team members through a process which will result in the creation of a safety plan built on Federal guidelines for developing a high-quality school EOP. All plans developed through this tool will be both customizable and downloadable.
There are a variety of resources and web pages to assist schools, and school districts, with their safety planning and emergency management efforts.
An action framework that structures service delivery to assist staff and students to create a culture for learning. Within the context of school safety, MTSS also applies to the Multi-Tiered Safety System, with each tier identifying policies, procedures, products, and specific populations involved in developing the safety framework.